Toyota to launch fuel cell buses in 2017

Automaker has plans to bring fuel cell buses to Japan next year Japanese automaker Toyota has plans to sell fuel cell buses in early 2017. The buses have already undergone thorough testing, with Toyota proving that these vehicles can be used practically. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government intends to use these fuel cell buses in order to make public transportation more environmentally friendly and efficient. Two of Toyota’s fuel cell buses will be utilized in Tokyo at the beginning of next year, if everything goes according to plan. More than 100…

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Tokyo invests $330 million into hydrogen fuel

Tokyo is showing aggressive support for hydrogen fuel ahead of the Olympic Games Japan is growing bolder with its support of hydrogen fuel. Tokyo has plans to inject some $330 million into the hydrogen fuel space ahead of the 2020 Olympics. Because the city will be hosting the Olympic Games, Tokyo officials are taking the opportunity to show off the capabilities of fuel cell technology. These energy systems can produce electrical power by consuming hydrogen fuel, producing only water vapor and oxygen as a byproduct. Initiative was inspired by Toyota’s…

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2020 Olympic Village will be powered by hydrogen fuel

Olympic Village in Japan will rely on hydrogen and fuel cells to get its power The 2020 Olympic Village in Japan will be one of the most futuristic iterations of the special home made for the athletes competing in the Olympics. The village will be powered entirely by hydrogen fuel cells, serving as an opportunity for Japan to showcase the potential of a population center that is completely dependent on renewable energy. The village will be based in Tokyo, where fuel cells have already begun to see use as residential…

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